India, May 20 -- A 50-year-old woman died after being run over by a crane at Hayatpur in Sector-93 on Saturday, police said on Sunday.

Investigators identified the deceased woman as Maina Devi, a resident of Kilachand Colony in Sector-10. She belonged to Nagaur in Rajasthan. The accident took place at about 11.50am.

She was accompanied by her daughters Diksha, 20, and Yashaswi, 16, and they were walking on the extreme left of the Hayatpur road when the crane, carrying a heavy transformer, veered off course and hit her, police said.

According to the police, the driver of the crane lost control of the vehicle and hit the woman who fell below its rear wheels while both her daughters had a narrow escape.

They said that the driver tried to...